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[18 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]

Die Afrikaanse Akademia Sakeplankompetisie word in samewerking met vele vennote aangebied, en die doel is om sakebedrywighede in Afrikaans te ondersteun.
Entrepreneurs (nuut en reeds in besigheid) word gehelp om hul beplande of bestaande sake-onderneming meer volhoubaar te maak, deur weer indringend aandag te gee aan die basis dokument van enige sake-onderneming, naamlik die sakeplan.
Die kompetisie is oop vir enige persoon van enige taal, geloof, ras of geslag maar alle korrespondensie en deelname slegs in Afrikaans.
Die twee kategorieë waarin individue en alle KMO’s kan deelneem is vir Nuwe Sake-idees en Bestaande …

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[18 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
The Rainmaker in your business

Willem Basson, a well-known financial adviser was the guest speaker at the recent monthly networking function of the Centurion Business Forum.
He used the books written by Jeffrey J. Fox to explain why every business should have a ‘rainmaker’ to be prepared for success in your business and to always keep your eye on the ball until you have accomplished that goal.
Petro Fourie from CMR Gauteng North and Henda van der Merwe from CMR Gauteng East then gave an overview on their charity organisations and the need for assistance from the …

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[18 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Image is everything

Dave Cairns, President of the Centurion Toastmasters Club, was the guest speaker at the monthly business network meeting at Hirsch’s Centurion.
He discussed how the right body language and image is important, not just from the business owner side but also their clients.
Lucky draws were held and everyone had the opportunity to introduce themselves and their company.

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[19 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
Spanbou versterk besigheidsbande

Die Centurion Sakekamer poog voortdurend om onderlinge besigheidsbande te versterk en het tydens hul Mei 2014 se netwerkfunksie ‘n baie suksesvolle spanbou netwerksessie gehou.
Die gaste het op die grasperk van die pragtige Forever Hotel @ Centurion bymekaargekom.
Na verwelkoming deur die hotelbestuurder en sakekamer bestuurslid, Jaco Kotze, is nuwe lede sowel as lede wat hul lidmaatskap hernu het, bekendgestel.
Die gaste in in vier groepe verdeel en moes hulle verskeie take, soos deur Richard Tietz en Zané …

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[19 Jun 2014 | No Comment | ]
SACBW Celebrated fourth birthday

The SA Council for Business Women Centurion Branch recently celebrated their fourth birthday at the Forever Hotel Centurion.
Chairperson Carina Nel opened the meeting and spoke about the successful growth of the branch since its inception.
Neszette Wilson was the guest speaker with the topic of the day “How to become great at Networking”
Besides the sponsors of the day many ladies brought small gifts to celebrate the birthday, donated prizes and making it a fun birthday function.
Beata Rossudowski from AiYellow.com provided everyone with a delicious cupcake.
Fun Certificates were handed out to “The …

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[13 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Centurion Sakekamer bespreek die komende verkiesing

Die lede en gaste by die maandelikse netwerkfunksie van die Centurion Sakekamer, was aangenaam verras toe een van die lede ‘n mimieke vertoning met bekende liedjies aangebied het.
Die gasspreker was Dr Piet Croucamp en hy het ‘n baie insiggewende praatjie met die oog op die nasionale verkiesing op 7 Mei 2014 oor die politiek, politieke partye en ekonomiese stand in die land gelewer.
Nuwe lede het hul lidmaatsertifikate ontvang en elkeen het kortliks hulle besighede bekendgestel.
Onder die ander sprekers was Dr Elna Krüger, direkteur van die Centurion Raad vir Bejaardes wat …

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[13 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Public Relations and Press Releases

The guests to the April 2014 monthly Business Network function at Hirsch’s Centurion were spoiled with two guest speakers addressing communication in the 21st Century.
Lara Doundoulakis, Threesixoh PR & Communication were the guest speaker on the topic of public relations.
Laetitia Velleman, journalist at Rekord Centurion addressed the pitfalls and correct way of press releases to the media.
A lucky draw was held, with the biggest prize a microwave oven which was won by Terri Russell.
The attendees then introduced their individual business and most stayed longer for serious networking.

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[13 May 2014 | No Comment | ]
Dynamic Ladies attend monthly SACBW Centurion network

The guest speaker for the monthly network meeting of the SA Council for Business Women, Centurion Branch in April 2014 was Marietjie du Plessis.
A facilitator for Women in Leadership, she explained how women can find their voice and balance and achieve wholeness for success.
New members were introduced and the sponsor of the event gave a talk and demonstration on their products to improve the overall look and feel of a successful business woman.
The SACBW Centurion Branch monthly network function is held on the first Tuesday of every month and business …

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[12 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]

Akademia het ‘n nasionale Akademia Sakeplankompetisie vir 2014 met ‘n prysgeld van meer as R300 000,00 geloods.
Die Akademia Sakeplankompetisie het ten doel om voornemende en reeds bestaande entrepreneurs terug te bring na die basisdokument van hul besighede – hul sakeplan.
Volgens Marthinus Visser, besturende direkteur van Akademia, is die doel van die kompetisie om energie vir entrepreneurskap los te maak en om entrepreneurs bewus te maak van die belangrikheid van ʼn sakeplan.
Die 2014-sakeplankompetisie het sover met vennote soos Investec Batebestuur, die Atterbury Groep, die ATKV, Mentor 24, Maroela Media, Business Partners, …

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[12 Apr 2014 | No Comment | ]
Marketing of businesses

A panel discussing on marketing of businesses with moderator Pieter Coetzee and spesialists in their field, Charl Beetge (digital), Philip Ardé (printing), Pierre du Plessis (radio), Lara Doundoualakis (public relations), Dorothy Wye (newspapers) and Pieter de Waal (television) was held during the Centurion Business Forum’s March 2014 network function.
Sias van den Berg from McCarthy Toyota Centurion, handed a key of a sponsored vehicle for use by the Business Forum, to the chairman Theo Schoeman,
New members were also introduced and lucky draw prizes sponsored by members were handed out. Afterwards members …